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into us. the taliban claiming responsibility for that attack. this latest attack comes as the u.s. marks 2,000 troops killed in afghanistan since the start of the war in 2001. a soldier was shot and killed during a gun fight with afghan soldiers. >>> president obama appears to be winning over voters in states that could decide this election. he leads mitt romney by two percentage points among likely voters nationwide. according to the latest "washington post"/abc news poll. the president leads his republican rival by 11 points among likely voters in swing states. that includes virginia, ohio, and florida. both candidates will spend the next couple of days preparing for their first debate. it takes place wednesday night in november. the president is getting ready in nevada. romney is already in denver. >>> and vp candidate paul ryan will prepare for his debate in virginia as well. the republican congressman will hold a three-day camp starting on wednesday. it is still unknown where he'll be exactly in the state for his debate prep. as for vice president joe biden, he's using maryland repres
outside at the u.s. capitol dome. >> -- all eyes on on the vice presidential debate. >> happy thursday. i'm wisdom martin. >> i'm tony perkins in for sarah simmons this morning. turn is here with the good word on what we can expect today as far as our weather. >> i'm wearing the red and blue. >> i got on purple. >> i don't know. >> there is always tomorrow to get it right. >> hopefully, there is tomorrow. >> all right. let's get to weather. it will be cool if you are heading to the game this afternoon. if you are working out in the yard, that kind of thing, cool as well. generally in the 40s. it has just fallen into the 40s here in the city. there is a live look at your satellite picture. most of the cloud cover is well to our north and to northern new england, upstate new yo. we are looking at fine conditionsen unlike yesterday, -- looking at fine conditions unlike yesterday. reagan national, right now at 49 degrees. 45 at dulles. bwi marshall, 46 degrees. here is your forecast for today. again, temperatures about 10 degrees cooler than yesterday. we'll go 62 here in town. but notice mos
. prosecutors say quazi nafis came to the u.s. from bangladesh in january on a student visa. he attended southeast missouri state stying cybersecurity nall, he contacted a confidential informant saying he wanted to form a terror cell. he met with undercover agents in september telling them he wanted to become a martyr for al-qaeda. he chose the target himself and was supplied with inactive materials to make a to 1,000 pound bomb. officials say nafis made several attempts to detonate it in lower manhattan yesterday and was then arrested. new york representative peter king says the fbi rightly let this one play out. >> they did not want this case to break out in the open as quickly as it did because they wanted to try to get more information out of him as to possible other al-qaeda operatives here in the united states. but i have no reason to believe he is night lone wolf other than the fact that during the course of the investigation, he did talk about having contacts back in bangladesh and in yemen all i believe. >> he faces charges of attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction and a
secretary. -- secretary of state hillary clinton stemming from the consulate attack in libya. >>> u.s. officials say they know who is to blame for the banks being hacked. maryland schools are number one in america because we invest in them. but we can do even more. every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty million dollars at casinos in other states. question 7 keeps that maryland money in maryland through expansion of gaming in maryland. it will mean hundreds of millions of dollars for our schools. as governor, i can promise you, that money will go to education. that's the law and that's what we'll do. vote for question seven. but to me, it's s money that i earned. man: to o some people, social security is just a number. i count on social security. and i don't want washington politicians like george allen... privatizing it. if george allen wants to risk his own money on wall street... that's fine. but i don't want him risking mine. george allen just isn't watching out for us. anncr: the democratic senatorial campaign committee is... responsible for the content of this advert
with the district of columbia. president obama is the first sitting u.s. president to vote before election day. >>> president obama will be at the white house today. he has several interviews scheduled including one with mtv. republican challenger mitt romney will campaign in iowa and ohio today. and on monday, president obama returns to the battleground state of virginia way stop in prince william county. >>> a new fox news poll of likely voters in virginia showed governor romney with 47% support compared to president obama's 45%. >>> there is some more fallout now from that undercover video that has rocked the rehigh pressure election campaign of republican congressman jim moran. arlington police have now al anbar. ed a criminal investigation and the chair man of the arlington county republican committee is calling for congressman moran to step down. someone from a conservative group asked moran's son how to cast ballots in the name of 100 voters who rarely show up at the poll. patrick moran showed him how to do it and he has since resigned. >>> we continue to track hurricane sandy and the s
's deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. the former chief securityster for u.s. diplomats in libya is among those scheduled to testify. eric nordstrom says his repeated requests for more security was ignored. >>> tomorrow, the vice presidential contenders face off in their first and only debate. vice president joe biden and republican rival paul ryan will work to boost number at the polls. the city of danville, kept ken is hope fig boost as wellle stores there stocking up on politically themed items and has been a huge spruce-up with streets being repaved and no signs being put up as well. it will be held at center college. >>> think back for a minute to the last inauguration. >> it was cold. >> it was brutally cold. remember all of this? the record-setting crowds? the next big day isn't too far away and metro has a plan in place. we'll have more on that coming up next. >> first, we'll check in with tucker for your forecast. nice warm-up heading our way today and tucker will have the details on it when we come back. [ kreg smith ] i'm third generation military. i served in the army
when? >>> the wirth birth rate in the u.s. is down -- the birth rate in the u.s. is down now. and lusts say at sign that families are choosing not to have children right now because of the bad economy. there is a sign that things are getting better. the birth rate dropped just 1% last year compared to 2 or 3% in previous years. >>> also making headline of course the push to ban football at a high school in dover, new hampshire. dr.paul butler is a retired physician. he is also on the school board. dr.butler says the sport puts players at risk of brain damage later on in life. dover high school's athletic director points out that the school is part of a concussion prevention program and that the school board chair and vice chair say they will not support the proposed football ban. >> i understand his concern but no one is going to let that happen. >> this is a tough call there because you do want the young people to be safe but it is a sport. what are you going to do? >> i know. i'm not going to go into that conversation. >> hard to push back on that one. >> you can talk about weather. >
romney. >>> another big decision voters will make two weeks from today. the oner of virginia's u.s. senate race. this morning, george allen joins us live for an extended interview. we are talking with him in our next hour. democrat tim kaine will be with us next tuesday. next week, the candidates will debate live here on fox 5 morning news. that is next wednesday, october 31, starting at 9:00 a.m. if you have a question for one of the candidates, send it to us. >>> some other top stories now. the fda is investigating monster energy drinks after the deaths of five people including a 14-year-old girl from hagerstown, maryland. anais fornier died from cardiac arrhythmia after drinking two 24-ounce drinks in one day. she had a genetic disorder that weakened her blood vessels. her family blames monster for failing for warn about the risks. >>> the trial of a former fbi agent accused of killing a teenager while driving drunk resumes today in prince george's county. crash killed 18-year-old lawrence garner and seriously injured his best friend. authorities say that adrian johnson was drun
no >>> happy wednesday, everyone. it is october 24th. live look outside right now at the u.s. capitol dome on an unseasonably warm day in october. >> i think it is 61 degrees. for for this time of the morning, kind of strange. not bad though. i'm wisdom martin. >> i'm sarah simmons. let's talk with tucker barnes now and get the latest on the weather. >> we have some clouds rolling through and maybe a sprinkle for the start of your morning. otherwise, any time you are talking about 80 degrees in october, that is bonus weather. >> we love bonus weather. >> 61 at reagan national. 60-- >> ooh, we're going down. >> a few light sprinkles touching the ground. much of this is what we call virga. another mild afternoon with temperatures topping out in the 80s. in washingtoning we'll go 80. quantico, 81. -- in washington, we'll go 80. if you are south and west of the city, you could be in the low 1r0. >> fredericksburg hit 84 yesterday? >> yes, it did. -- if you are south and west of the city, you could be in the low 80s. >> nothing wrong with that. >> a busy morning on 95 already. >> you got that r
continues right now. right now. >>> live look outside right now. tuesday, october 9th at the u.s. capitol dome. we've got a little bit of rain and a little bit of chill in the air as we start our second day of the week. good morning to you. i'm wisdom martin. >> i'm sarah simmons. lets ahe say good morning to gwen tolbart who is filling in for tucker barnes who is enjoying a few days off. perfect for him to be leaving and leaving you with the rainy, dreary weather. >> he went wherever the sun is, that is fors impacting the visibility. you can see the rain is starting to move its way out. it is taking its time but it will not be in the picture by the time we head into this afternoon. let's take a look at our temperatures right now. we do have a cool start into the morning. 49 take at reagan national airport, 46 at dulles and 48 at bwi thurgood marshall. we do have a freeze warning in effect until 9:00 a.m. across the allegheny front. it should be 58 degrees for our high today, not 62. mostly cloudy skies and not a lot of sunshine. but the good news in the seven- day forecast is that we hav
to hit the biggest city in the u.s. in recorded history. in new york city, south of 39th street, it is in the dark this morning. and a dangerous construction crane dangles over midtown forcing evacuations. and for the first time since 1888, the stock exchange is shut for a second day. the storm is blamed for 16 deaths in the u.s. and canada. from washington to boston, subways, buses, train and schools are all shut down. more than 7,000 flights are grounded. >> one of the big of the stories coming out of new york is this raging fire in queens. it haened overnight in the beach side community of breezy point. at least 50 homes we understand were destroyed. the fire went to six alarms with some 120 firefighters involved in fighting the fire. it is unclear right now how it started. >>> we were pared the worst of what sandy had to offer but there is still some damage out there. >> because of that, there are still many closings this morning. in fact, metro is closed again. that includes metrorail, metrobus and metro access. we are hoping to get an update later on today. >> federal gove
, it does not mean that we've got a lot of moisture. we see that the deserts of the u.s. in the southwest. it is 110 in phoenix but it never rains. so you need a combination. here is what you really want for very heavy rainfall. you want a air mass in place or ingredients for a large temperature gradient. on one side of the front, you might want temperature in the 80s or 90s with a lot of moisture available and on the other side of the front, much cooler air because that cooler air can't hold the water moisture and it squeezes it out and that is why you get very heavy rain. does that make sense at all? >> it does. >> i'll give you another example of when this hold true. in the summertime, we have a lot of moisture around. it is very humid. the air gets lifted well up into the atmosphere and, as the air rises, it cools with height. that cooler air, 30 how feet up, can't holed moisture so then you have a large temperature gradient. -- can't hold the moisture so then you have a large temperature gradient. you need them working together and you need a source of moisture. that is very importan
would continue to run. >> i hope you will join me in supporting richard mourdock for u.s. senate. >>> maryland voters will decide to several big issues on november 6th including the dream act. it would allow illegal immigrants in maryland to may in hand state college tuition rates if they meet specific requirements. prince george's county executive, the state's attorney and state senator will hold a press conference on this particular issue. there will be a rally supporting the dream act this evening at prince george's county college. >>> in our top stories, in maryland, the trial for two people accused of giving alcohol to minors involved in a deadly scar accident is set to begin today. debbie and joshua franco or charged with giving alcohol to 18-year-old brianna franco and her two friends. all were killed when their car driving the wrong way on route 50 in crofton slammed into another car last january. the driver of the car, 55-year- old terry wayne also died. >>> new this morning a any will you approved contract for teachs are in prince george's county will give them a pay ra
, 1962 when u.s. president john f. kennedy was pushed to the brink of war. soviet missiles were aimed at the united states. >> good evening, my fellow citizens. this government, as promised, has maintained the closest surveillance of the soviet military build-up on the island of cuba. within the past week, unmistakable evidence has established the fact that a series of offensive missile sites is now in preparation on that imprisoned island. juror the cuban missile crisis is known as the most dangerous moment during the cold war. >>> why don't we take a live look outside. it is hard to believe it is still dark. remember it wasn't that long ago, we were like this is the time we get the sunrise. still no sunrise. >> not this time of year. >> we have about 50 minutes until the sun gets occupy. >> we'll keep it nice and cool -- we have about 50 minutes until the sun gets up. yesterday turned into a beautiful afternoon. >> it certainly did. there is your radar. noise and quiet. notice thunderstorms into portions of iowa and missouri. that is well, well, well to the west. the focus on the li
to the recent attack in libya that killed a u.s. ambassador and three other americans. jennifer davis live on capitol hill with the wrap-up of the debate. it was quite feisty, wasn't it? >> reporter: good morning. absolutely. this really resembled more of a boxing match as we had the two of them in the center cringe, circling around each other and getting in each other's faces and clearly stepping all over each other. incident running, fighting for time. it was a far more aggressive rematch than what he with saw two weeks ago. supporters of both men are please giant food governor romney has a one-point plan. that plan is to make sure that folks at the top play by a different set of rules. >> reporter: the president entered this second debate clearly more fired up than two weeks ago. romney kept up the offensive too repeatedly the president's first term speaks for itself. >> he just hasn't been able to cut the deficit, to put in place reforms for medicare and social security, to preserve them, to get us the rising incomes we need. >> reporter: this debate round was town hall style at hov ex
will be back in virginia today at george mason university in fairfax. romney will be in florida. in the u.s. senate race in virginia, candidates george alhelp and tim kaine have met in their final debate now. it was held last night at virginia tech. kaine criticized allen for having what he says is a no compromise stance on taxes. allen said kaine is using potential military spending cuts as an excuse to raise taxes. both candidates will appear on fox 5 morning news before the election. george allen is scheduled to be with us next wednesday and tim kaine is set to be here on october 30th. r 30th. >>> time now for the morning line. the redskins take on the giants this sunday. both of last year's match-ups ended with a win for the burgundy and gold. we are talking more about that right now and i little bit of baseball now with the sports yompies from 106.7 the fan. good morning, fellows. how you doing? >> what's happen something. >> hello, wisdom. >> we got the giants last year. smoked the giants. well, we beat the giants two times and giant won the super bowl. we beat them with rex dproas ma
big tech firms in china are getting the cold shoulder from u.s. lawmakers. the house intelligence committee is warning american companies they should not do business with these chinese firms. they are wauhe. a technologies and zte corporation. the panel says the firms opus dei a threat to national security based on recent cyberattacks linked to china. >>> up next, fox business beat in new york. why this one kind rough one for your 401(k). >> when it comes to birthdays, anniversaries and other big events, when was the last time you sent someone a card? >> i still do that. >> i don't. one of hall mash's biggest factories is closing and cutting 300 jobs. they say people have more ways than ever to send a message to their loved ones whether it is with social media or a simple text message. we're back in a minute. tax pold that mitt romney's tax plan would cost $4.8 trillion over 10 years." vo: why won't romney level with us about his tax plan, which gives the wealthy huge new tax breaks? because according to experts, he'd have to raise taxes on the middle class - or increase the defic
and foreign policy including why the terror attack on the u.s. consulate in libya was cachized as a protest against the youtube video. >> why did that go on for weeks? >> that is what we were told by the intelligence community. we weren't told they wanted more security. >> now, two or three polls released overnight show that ripe as last night's win are while one shows biden coming out on top. next up on the schedule is the next presidential debate next tuesday. we'll see how that goes. mitt romney got a bump this time. maybe the president will take a different tack this time around. >>> ben affleck is out with you new movie of a true story who uses a fake movie as a cover to rescue six americans. >> kevin mccarthy has his review of argo when fox 5 morning news continues. president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help
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